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THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 February 1923
THOUGHTS. • By 3ER?NDA. Seeing the children gatherijg, to the school. near 'where I reside has' `iut thoughts into my mind of the wonder ful system of free education that we have in this fair State of ours. A4 lowing my thoughts to wander back to my own early school days, I can remember attending a denominational school held in a barn ori the Plenity, where my parents had to pay for my schooling. The scale was a slidiig one, from 13/- per quarter up to L1. After a short period the National schools came into existence, but in the meantime the venue of my school had changed to a new school erected on the Plenty -road near to the May yield homestead, the land tbeing, part of the :Mayfield estate, on which the school was erected, being given as a, free gift by the late Moses Thomas. The curriculum in those days was much more simple, special stress be ing; given -to the four rules, viz., reading, writing grammar and arithl metic. These were well drilled into'. the children, there not bei...
Eltham Police Court. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13. (Before Messrs Bell, Smithers and Wraight, J.P.'s). [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 February 1923
Eltham Police Court. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13. (Before M'essrs Bell; Smithers and ' V .Wraight, ..J.P.'s). A. Griinshaw and A. Cassells were granted carfiers l icenses. .'orriss v. Boyall,-S-ummons. Air H. O'Brien appeared for complainant. Defendant stated that he was earning £4 per week, and one of his children was earning £I. " He could not pay off any of the amourit owing. The Beich ordered him to pay 5s per week ; in default of any one pay ment to be imprisoned for one month. A woman in the court commenced to express h.r opinion of the verdict, but was reprimanded by the chair'man.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 February 1923
- - · --- - - - 7- -_ _ _ _ F. G. BELL'S Stock-Taking SALE Now On at Diamond Creek. Bargains for Men, Women and Children. Everything in the Store is to beSold at a Reduction. Men and Boys' Wear. Black Cashmere Hose, were 2/11; now 2/4l4d Woollen -Socks, were 2/6, now 2/1 d Art Silk and Wool, were 4/11, now 3/113d Handkerchiefs, - colored borders, were 1/3, now 10 d Ties, Knitted, w. end and bow, all reduced to cost price. Absolutely the best quality Fashion Shirts to be- sent- out at 8/11, were 10/6 Others at 9/3 to go at 7/11; again 9/- at 7/3 Youths' White Pique Shirts, were 5/6, now 3/11 Tennis: Shirts. Mer. Cotton, were 8/11, now 6/11 Something Special for the Summer. Cotton Singlets, were 5/11, now 3/4Ad Others were 7/11, now 5/11; again 6/6, now 5/9 Harvard Shirts, a bargain for men working outside, were 7/11,. now 5/11 Black Shirts, were 7/6, now 5/9 Flannelette Pyjdfiia Suits, were 12/6, now 10/9 Felt Hats, were 10/6, now 7/11 Four only Boys' Sailor Hats, were 3/11,'ihow 2/6...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 February 1923
Post Office Store. HURSTBRID GE. A. D. NICHOLSON W TISHES to inform the Residents of thl bDistrict that he lard, and has Full Stocks of, Grocery;. Ironmonger) i~ ckery,r Drapery. Clothing, Etc. We specialise in Suits to Measure. Satis faction Guaranteed. Large Range of S.mples to Choose from. We have engaged the services of one of the leading saleswoomen from Myers', Mlelbourne, to take charge of the. Drapeiy Departmeht, and Prices will he as near the City as possiblle, A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED. * Hurstbridge Bakery. MVI. MORELAND WTISHES to notify the Public of Hurstbridge and Surrounding District that he has purchased Mr Bodey's Business, and having a First-class Baker is in a position to supply a Good Loaf of Bread. Bown Bread and Smill Goods a Specialty. '"Wattle Oafe," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. HURSTBRIDG E. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. CR1 CKAE T .IA T4Ih RI' L At your Service for Mutual Profit and Satisfaction. Fitzroy Sports Depot J. LEONARD, Pr...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, FEBRUARY 23, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
THE 1titamn alld WVhittle~S a hlir~ a telsrtiser n AND liamontd brch anlle ?udvocate Published .very:F'riday A fterloonl HURSTBRIDGE, FEBRUARY 23, 1923. Local and, General. A wedding report appears on page 4. Tenders are called by the.Eltham shire council for work in connection with the Meontmorency water scheme. Those who contributed to the re cent memorial bazaar at Kangaroo Ground are thanked by the president and committee.. A meeting will be hel' in the Me morial hall, Panton Hill, on Wednes day evening next of those interested in the memorial to fallen heroes. .As ,an evideige of. the scarcity of feed and water, Mr. Sassella paid £31 for the right of grazing in Whit tlesea show grounds for 12 months. Messrs. Adamson, Strettle and Co. disposed of the right at their last Morang market. The Secretary of the Department of Public Works has informed Mr W. H. Everard, M.L.A., that a ten der for additions and remodelling the Greensborough State school has been accepted. The successful ...
DETECTIVE FOR SUBMERGED SUBMARINES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
DETECTDIVE FOR SUS ErGE, E9G' . SUBMARJIES. 1:umiors have been printed that 'fi'. '-tela has invented an electric 7 ,:at wvould destroy submarines at &lt;2onsidecablh distance. Thes remr hi!e distorted, are based on a-t':a" i:cts. Mr. Tesas's device is a t? rado sly powerful electric ra t:..: Shile it will npct dest:oy a su : :'r- ; x.ill te reflected bac: fro-; it in a r:ay as to reveal its presence and its eosition, thus ma in: its capture o d-struction a ccmparativ4ly easy matter. "If we can shoot out a concentrat ed .a.y comprisng a stream of rainu t3 electric charges vibrating electrically at tremendous frequency, say a mil lion cycles per second," says Mr. Tes ia, "and then intercept this ray, ater it had teen reflected by a subar.-i':. hull, for example, and cau-e thi :. tercepted ray to illuminatc a f'o;rs scent screen (similar to 'the I-rays method) on the same or another ship then our problem of locating hidden submarines will have been solved, "Suppose, for exampl...
Bookies Barred. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Bookies Barred. " That no bookmakers or gambling be allowed in the Heidelberg park, and that the by-law be strictly en forced ~ was the substance of the motion proposed by Cr. Service at the Heidelberg council meeting on Tuesday evening, and seconded by Cr. Hannah. This was in consequence of a rumor that bookmakers were to be allowed to ply their calling at a fee of two guineas each at the sports and horse events which take place on Saturday next in aid of the Heidelberg State school. Cr. Winsor. (chairman *of the school committee) said they were doing their best for the children, and they had decided to cut out games of chance. They were within the law to permit betting, but there was opposition to it, and they had a notice on the programme that all betting was prohibited. Cr. Ball said bookmakers had no right to operate in the park, as it was not a registered racecourse. He was opposed to them being there. Rev. Alex. Hardie, who spoke on behalf of a deputation, said he was glad to...
DYES MADE FROM WASTE. SCIENCE AIDS INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
DYES MADE FROM WASTE. SCIENCE AIDS INDUSTRY. - With the development of famine e.on Iitions in the dye industry of the United States, during the first year of the war came the question of what products, could be utilised for the manufacture of dyes. Not the, least interesting answer to the question is one recently reported. A certain coke-making concern had for years been dumping into Lake Mlichigan its slag and other refuse, supposing this stuff to be quite use Ieu.s 1tE chiancd 'hat tiee' resided' in ,Milwaukee, where its h=a"quarters are situated, a dye chemist of wide ex perience in England and Germany. Well acquainted with the treasured secrets of the German dye makers, he set himself the task of finding, raw materials forming a potential bfasis for an American dye industry. The cubmarine coke dump came to his at tention, and he went to work on this material. After considerable expenimenting, he succeeded in producing a dye from the slag. The possibilities were brought to the at...
Whittlesea Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Whittlesea Agricultural Society. A special meeting of the above was held on Thursday, 15th inst. Present: Measrs W. Thomas. president (in the chair), C. WV Andrew, E. Jeffrey, Edes, Norman, J. Andrew, J. Thomas, Downie and Harr-y. Apologies from Messrs Sutherland and Pearce. The Chambeir of Agriculture wrote thanking lMr Jas. Thomas for his full report· on the top dressing of pasture carried out on Mr E. Jeffrey's farm under the auspices of the society. ('ommunication received, on motion of Messis E. Jeffrey and C. W. Andrew. As the fire risk on the society's property was about to 'expire, the question of giving part of insurance to Guardian Co. cropped up, a .letter from that company asking for a share of business having been received. After a good deal of argument, it was agreed that the risk b- shared equally by -the Yorkshire and Guardian comrn panies. The Barry - Jaggers Co. wrote fully regarding the Japanese village scenery available for bazaar. M r Edes moved and .Mlr Jas. Th...
Panton Hill School, AN IMPORTANT FUNCTION. VISIT OF SIR ALEX. PEACOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Panton Hill Schlooi, AN IMPORTANT FUNCTION. VISIT OF SIR ALEX. PEACOCK. In order to meet the growing wants t of the scholars of the charming dis trict of Panton Hill the school buil ding and head teacher s residence t have been remodelled .and renovated, i at a cost of about £1,300, and to c celebrate the occasion an official I opening took place on Friday after- c noon last before a large attendance of f children and parents, the weather I being perfect. t The visitors arrived at 1.45, and included Sir Alexander Peacock ' (Minister for Education), Mr Saxton (Inspector). Miss Twycross (Educa- e tion Department). Mr W. H. Everard, M.L.A. (accompanied by his wife and infant and Miss Evelyn Everard), t r F W. McKenzie (architect) and Mr t Tingate (Inspector of Public Works). g Sir Alex. Peacock, after a greeting n from the committee, parents and scho- d lars,. said that when he was there in 1' April last he promised to get the 1 alterations done, and he was glad to a say they h.d been ...
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
M ethodist Church Services Methodist Church Services will be held as follows: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1923. Diamond Creek, 11 a.mi., Mr Ristrom: 7.15 p.m.. Mr Collom Arthur's Creek, 3 p.m., Mr Rose Cottle's Bridge, 3 p.m., Mr Ristrom. Hurstbridge, 7 15 p.m., Mr McWiggin. Researclh, 3 30 p.m., Collom. Panton Hill., 7.:.0 p.m., Mr Ristrom. Wattle Glen. 7 15 p.m., Mr Collom.
Correspondence. RAILWAY EXTENSION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Correspondence. RAILWAY EXTENSION. TO THE EDITOR OF THIC ADVERTISER. Sir,-A couple of your correspon dents have stated that Hurstbridge is progressing. So it is-like a snail. With electric trains and a good train service soon to be within six :miles of us, we should be ashamied of the fact that the railway terminus is not yet a township, but only a bush village with neither drainage, water supply nor footpaths. It is a standing joke among week enders. There are no signboards to show where our roads lead to, and many week-enders return to " Puffing Billy," vowing that they will never venture out among the way backs any more. Our best scenery is inaccessible, and because we are such simple waybacks we haven't yet got a workmen's train in the morning. After all our best scenery and our richest land is beyond Hurstbridge, and Hurstbridge will never progress as it should until our line is extended. The Railway Standing Committee is visit ing this and surrounding districts next month, and...
Cricket. NORTH RIDING COMPETITION. Queenstown v. Hanton Hill. Queenstown—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Cricket. B NORTH RIDING COMPETIrION. Queenstown v. Hanton Hill. Queenstown-1st Innings. L. O'Brieui b Cracknell Marriott, c S. Cracknell, b H. Cracknell 72 Lnekman, jun., c Harryman, b Motschall I Healey, b Cracknell ... 18 Luckiman, sen., c O'Day ... ... 15 W. Spicer, c Sublet. b Cracknell ... 17 Hirt, c sub., b ,lotschall... ... 34 E. Spicer,. b Motschall ... 0 Duedale, b Cracknell ... ... 10 J. Muller, h Howard ... I G. Muller, not out ... ... 1 Sundries ... ... 21 200 Bowling--H. Cracknell. 5 for 60; H. Motschall, 3 for 52 ; L. Howard, 2 for 4 ; V. Smith, 0 for 10; .1. Plunkett, 0 for 11 ; G. Power, 0 for 14 ; A. Sublet, 0 for 21. Par?:in Hill--lst Innings. Motschall. c G. Muller, b E. Spicer ... 4 Sublet, not out ... ... 71 H. Cracknell, c Luckman,sen.. h Marriott 0 Plunkett, c W. Spicer, b O'Brien 39 Harryman, c Marri-tt, b Luckman, sen. 38 O'Day. 1 b w, b Healey ... 0 8. Cracknell, retired hurt... ... 1 V. Smith, b Luckman. jun. ... 0 G. Power, not out ... ... 8 Sundries ... ...
CLEARING SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
CLEARING SALES. Adamson, Strettle and Co. Pty. Ltd" held two very successful sales last Monday and Tuesday, February 19 and 20. At the first on account of Mr John Joughlin, Lower Templestowe,good prices ruled throughout : 40 cows sold up to £15, averaging slightly more than £6; engine, 3j-h.p. £47 10.: chaff::utter, £15 ; sprinecart, £10 ; small stack hay, estimated about 30 tons, £148: Lindahl piano. £65; bedroom suite, £35; and the other furniture and effects at good prices. The second sale. on Tuesday, was on behalf of Mr W. Batten, Whittlesea At this there was also a good attendance of buyers, and a very satisfactory sale resultedl. The following are some of the principal prices :-Cows. some time in milk, to £15 ; sprineers. to £14 5s; backward cows, to £10 2s 6d ; young heifers in lines at £2 47. £2, and £1 lls; draught mare and foal, £40; other horses at £23, £17,, £14 and £15 ; enigine; £46 ; cutter, £18 ; plough, £10 10s.;'busgy. £18. Equally good values were obtained for al...
Diamond Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Diamond Creek. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) It is with great regret that I have to record the death of Mr J. :Cowling, a well known, and highly respected citizen of Diamond Creek He arrived from England years ago and settled down in business at Hawthorn, and after about 25 years in business he retired. He hurried to catch the train on Tuesday morning, and he took his seat and expired in the train shortly afterwards. The body was removed to the morgue. I noticed, when passing through Montmorency by train, that there is what appears to be a ticket box on the clearing made for a station, and it is to be hoped than we will soon have a platform. I also:iiticed the name of the station ozn the fence, so the, folks must keep going and they' will get an up to date station; 'which will be a great boon'. The Hurstbridge stationmaster (Mr Crow) has been granted his ap plication for a. transfer to Croxton, and Mr Phillips is relieving at the local station.
YARRA GLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
YARRA GLEN. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT) The committee of the Yarra Glen A. and H. Society met on the show grounds to inspect the buildings and grounds, and were met by the three East riding members (Councillors Bath, Hubbard and Smedley), and after a good inspection was made the president (Mr F. B. Lithgow) thanked the councillors for their support in helping the society for in'provements, which were sadly wanted. The com mittee hopes to have the ground in perfect order for their coming show, as the position is one of the finest in the district, and given good weather this twenty-third show will be a record one.
A Motor Smash. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
A Motor Smash. "It was a narrow escape,' is the remark made by people who cross what is known as Cox's bridge, close to Hurstbridge, as they see a wreck ed motor waggon within five feet of a 15ft. embankment. It appears that, between 7 and S p.m. on Wednesday Mr Walker, of Greensborough, was on his way to Queenstown with a load of produce. He turned the cor ner by Dorset House (Hurstbridge) at a good pace, and as he ran down to Cox's bridge (half a mile from. the town) the motor waggon veered to the right and struck the post of the fencing. It struggled past seven panels, colliding' in five places. It eventually came in contact with a wattle tree, which checked its mad career, and the waggon is now with in five feet of the bank of Cherry Tree creek, the front axle being bro ken, one wheel mutilated, the engine out of gear, and other damage done. Fortunately M?r Walker was not hurt. He attributes the accident to the vagaries of the steering gear. Some time ago he had an accident whic...
Packing of African Fruit. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Packing of African Fruit. A unique display was given in Mel bourne on Tuesday at the Agricultural Offices, showing how South African fruit is packed for export. There were. cases of pears, peaches and plums, all of which arrived last week by the Diogenes, being exhibited by Messrs Adams, of King street, the Australian representatives of the big importing company of T. J. Poorpart Ltd. The fruit is specially, selected, then graded according to size and condition, wrapped in tissue paper and packed in "wood wool." Each wrapper bears the name and trade-mark of the grower. The box itself is also marked with the grower's name and trade-mark, and brars a description of the goods it con tains, while the Government inspector testifies to the correctness bf the label ling.., The box used contains only about five or six pounds, the advantage beinig that the fruit is more saleable, ' and, if desired, could. be hawked from door. to door. South African fruit is not consider ed to, be.as good as ...
Heidelberg Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 February 1923
Heidelberg Shire Council. The monthly meeting was held at Heidelberg on Tuesday evening, Cr G. Pitcher (president) in the chair. The residents of Garden estate. Greensborough, wrote asking for an extension of the water supply, and the matter was referred to the engineer. Three tenders were received for the construction of Yarana road, Alphing ton, and that of A. Bysouth at £1,437 x6s was accepted One tender was received for the construction of Henry Street, Greens Iborough, but it was not accepted. There were no tenders for other works. The following plans were passed : H. Monahan, plan of subdivision Main and Hailes streets, Greensborough, fee £2 as; A. Kent, subdivision main Eltham road, Greensborough. fee £2 as; Col. McColl, subdivision Nell street, Greensborough, fee £3 3s ;.A. E. . Haughton, subdivision Rosanna, fee £4 4s. Ranger W. S. Laurie reported sell ing three head impounded stock. The council is borrowing £29,ooo000 £25,000 for gasworks extension, £2?oo Fairfield riding,...